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Home Depot Says Malware Affected 56M Payment Cards

The Home Depot estimates that a cyberattack earlier this year affected 56 million unique payment cards.

09/18/2014

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Tax-Related Identity Theft: The Importance Of Protecting Your Social Security Number

With your social security number, criminals can open accounts in your name, potentially leaving you stuck with fraudulent charges.

09/08/2014

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Data Breaches: Expert Tips For Protecting Small Businesses

A data breach can be devastating to a small business. Protect yourself, so security issues don’t take your company under.

09/05/2014

Get Protected: America’s Top Identity-Theft Scams

Each year, millions of Americans get lured by promises of prizes and unbeatable bargains only to get swindled into some of the county’s top identity-theft scams.

08/28/2014

Top Tips For Protecting Yourself From Identity Theft

Identity theft can leave you with financial difficulties, mounds of paperwork and even fraudulent criminal charges. Protect your data to reduce your chances of becoming a victim.

08/28/2014

Child Identity Theft: Warning Signs Your Child’s Identity Is Being Used

Identity theft is terrible, no matter whom it happens to, but it seems even more offensive when it’s carried out against a child. Keep watch for these signs that your child has been the victim of identity theft.

08/28/2014

The Rise Of Identity Theft: Reports From The Federal Trade Commission

The Federal Trade Commission reports that the occurrence rate for identity theft incidents is high, and it doesn’t look like that trend will change anytime soon.

08/28/2014

How To Repair Your Credit After Identify Theft

Many Americans like to believe that identity theft won’t happen to them, but the staggering statistics from the Bureau of Justice Statistics prove otherwise.

08/28/2014

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As Musikfest In The Lehigh Valley Grows In Size, So Have Security Concerns

Musikfest has been striking up the bands for 31 years, growing into a musical main event, and attracting over a million visitors from across the country.

08/08/2014

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Health: Security Concerns In Wake Of Mercy Wellness Center Shooting

The medical center shooting in Darby has raised new concerns about security at health care facilities.

07/25/2014

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EXCLUSIVE: ‘Behind The Scenes’ Look At The Heart Of Security For 4th Of July Celebration

CBS 3 was granted rare access by the FBI to its Command Center, for an exclusive “behind the scenes” look at the Joint Operations Center which is at the heart of security for the 4th of July Celebration.

07/03/2014

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FaceCrypt App

FaceCrypt lets you encrypt your passwords by using facial recognition as a failsafe.

06/16/2014

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Police Seek Surveillance Camera Help For Broad Street Run Security

Philadelphia police are asking businesses and residents to help keep an eye on things during this weekend’s Broad Street Run.

05/02/2014

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Arts And Crafts Chain Michaels Confirms Breach Of As Many As 2.6M Cards

Michaels Stores Inc. said Thursday that about 2.6 million cards, or about 7 percent of all debit and credit cards used at its namesake stores, may have been affected in a security breach.

04/18/2014

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Criminal Lawyer Says Tolerance Is Important In The Criminal Justice Field In Philadelphia

Basil Beck, a criminal law attorney in the Philadelphia area, says being comfortable dealing with criminals is critical to a having a successful career in criminal justice.

03/31/2014

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